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Prophet Unveils Phnom Penh Temple Rendering

Prophet Unveils Phnom Penh Temple Rendering

President Russell M. Nelson of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints brought glad tidings Tuesday night to hundreds of gathered Church members at the Premier Centre Sen Sok in Phnom Penh. He unveiled an artist’s rendering of what will become one of the Church’s most sacred worship spaces — the Phnom Penh Temple. “Isn’t that beautiful?” the prophet said …

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President Russell M. Nelson Makes First Visit to Vietnam

President Russell M. Nelson Makes First Visit to Vietnam

The global leader of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints spoke Sunday to assembled Saints in Hanoi’s JW Marriott Grand Ballroom of his gratitude to the government for the privilege to gather and worship. The prophet recounted the short history of the Church in Vietnam—from the dedication of the land in 1966 by Elder Gordon B. Hinckley (1910–2008) …

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Leaders Outline Church’s New Children and Youth Program

Leaders Outline Church’s New Children and Youth Program

Details of the new global children and youth initiative of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints were outlined Sunday in a live Face to Face broadcast originating at the Tabernacle on Temple Square in Salt Lake City. “Today, we introduce the whole children and youth program,” said Elder Gerrit W. Gong of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, …

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Church Releases New Missionary Handbook

Church Releases New Missionary Handbook

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has released a new, updated handbook of instructions for missionaries serving around the world. The handbook, “Missionary Standards for Disciples of Jesus Christ,” replaces the previous handbook that was last updated in 2010. Missionaries refer to the handbook regularly for guidance on dealing with a variety of situations and to help them …

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Church Transferring 63 Missionaries from Bolivia

Daniel Woodruff, a spokesman with The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, released this statement today to media about Latter-day Saint missionaries in Bolivia: The Church is in the process of transferring 63 missionaries from the Bolivia Cochabamba Mission. This is due to growing political unrest as well as the U.S. government’s recent decision to pull non-emergency workers from …

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New Light the World: One by One Resources Released

New Light the World One by One Resources Released

More resources are being unveiled about Light the World: One by One effort by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Most excitedly, a new trailer has dropped highlighting the “one by one” focus for 2019. Participants are encouraged to think of someone every day who they can help or invite, and serve as the Savior did, one by …

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Here’s Your First Look Inside the Arequipa Peru Temple

Here's Your First Look Inside the Arequipa Peru Temple

As the Arequipa Peru Temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints prepares for a public open house, the first photographs of the interior have been released.   A stylized version of the Flor de Texao Arequipa, is used in many places throughout the temple — in the carved hardwood, art glass windows, metal fixtures, stonework and flooring …

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First Presidency Welcomes Leader of Muslim World League

First Presidency Welcomes Leader of Muslim World League

The First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints met Tuesday morning with His Excellency Dr. Mohammad Abdulkarim Al-Issa, secretary-general of the Muslim World League (MWL) and president of the International Organization for Muslim Scholars, based in Mecca, Saudi Arabia. Dr. Al-Issa was joined by Abdulwahab Al-Shehri, MWL’s director of media affairs, and Raad Fanary, an interpreter. …

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Washington County Utah Temple Site Announced

Washington County Utah Temple Site Announced

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has announced the location of the Washington County Utah Temple. The temple, which was announced in October 2018 by Church President Russell M. Nelson, will be built on a 14-acre site located northeast of 3000 East 1580 South in St. George, Utah. Plans call for a three-story temple of approximately 88,000 square …

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Light the World Giving Machines Will Be in 10 Locations

Giving Machines Surpass $1 Million in Donations

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will place Giving Machines in 10 locations across the world this Christmas season, further expanding its efforts to #LightTheWorld by encouraging people to perform instant acts of service that make a difference in others’ lives. “This year we will be adding new locations for our Giving Machines,” said Elder Brent H. Nielson, …

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